DC Expected to Legalize Pot for the Unemployed and Elected Officials

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In two weeks voters in the nation’s capital will vote on a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana for recreational use. The latest polls show over 70 percent of likely voters favor the initiative.

However, the new law will provide no job protection for those tokers whose workplace prohibits pot use amongst their employees. Making pot legal will not negate employers the right to fire any of their employees who test positive for the devil weed in random drug testing.

George Clooney’s War On Women Continues

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George Clooney votes for and financially supports Democrats who want free and unfettered access to abortion on demand so we know he has a “get out of jail free card” from feminists everywhere for any roguish behavior he me exhibit. But his latest anti-woman action might just crack that firewall.

Raven-Symoné Does More for Racial Healing than Six Years of Obama

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“I’m an American. I’m not an African-American; I’m an American.” With that simple statement, child star Raven-Symoné articulated a message of racial healing that all members of the Congressional Black Caucus, Jesse Jackson’s “Rainbow Coalition,” and the Obama administration have been unable to achieve.

How the Federal Government Killed Scooby Doo

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This week’s news cycle brought the unhappy revelation that the Saturday morning cartoons, a rite of passage for most Americans older than 30, are now officially a thing of the past.

Maryland’s ‘Obamaphone’ Ownership Increased 10,000% in Three Years

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A recent report in the Washington Examiner exposed a little-observed hearing of the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology last year. The hearing focused on the “Lifeline Fund” which was intended to provide cell phones to underprivileged individuals for safety and security purposes.

The policy was instituted under the Bush administration, but gained national prominence when a protester outside a Romney for President rally in Cleveland told a citizen journalist why she supported President Obama.

Climate Change is About Government Power Not Green Power

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If you watch the mainstream media reports on the climate change summit in New York City this week you’d think the debate is all about people power, or green power, or renewable power. But it’s really all about government power. Or, more to the point, the insidious acquisition of power by the government.

No matter where you stand on the science behind global warming, the power grab is undeniable. The debate is over.

Politico’s Epic Fail in Their Lois Lerner Interview

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Unrepentant political hack Lois Lerner finally broke her 16-month silence by granting Politico an exclusive interview Monday. She was flanked by not one, but two lawyers running interference for any challenging questions from reporter Rachael Bade.

Despite Ms. Bade’s attempt to paint Lerner as some sort of victim who has become the bête noire of rabid, right-wing tea party nut-bags, Lerner still comes across as tone deaf, paranoid and totally unsympathetic.